I18N module

Jose Armando Garcia jsancio at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 11:36:00 PST 2012

On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 5:04 PM, Johannes Pfau <nospam at example.com> wrote:

> Am Mon, 20 Feb 2012 15:28:33 -0200
> schrieb Jose Armando Garcia <jsancio at gmail.com>:
> > I have been thinking of making a module for i18n model after gettext
> > but taking advantage of D's language features. Is there some interest
> > in this?
> Yep we need this. I also thought about developing an i18n module maybe
> we can work together on one. I won't have time for it the next 3
> weeks though.
> Anyway, I think we should base our i18n module on boost.locale
> http://www.boost.org/doc/libs/1_48_0/libs/locale/doc/html/index.html
> but boost.locale is pretty big, we should probably start with the
> translation part only:
> http://www.boost.org/doc/libs/1_48_0/libs/locale/doc/html/index.html
Sounds good! I'll probably wont start before that time either. Let me think
about it some more and we can talk after the std.log review.

> The API is quite good imho. It'll need some changes to fit D better,
> but I think this could become a nice D style API.
> Boost.locale uses the gettext format internally which is important.
> This way we can use all the gettext tools & websites and the translator
> community (https://www.transifex.net/start/).
> BTW: I already have code to read the gettext format, so that could be
> used.

That is great! It would be great if we can make a state of the art I18N
module. Looking forward to it!

> >
> > Thanks,
> > -Jose
> >
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